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The origin of the name Jehosheba is Hebrew
This is how Jehosheba is written in Hebrew:This is how it is pronounced
יִבְיְהוֹשֶׁבַעחָר yeh-ho-sheh’-bah
The biblical meaning of the name Jehosheba is:
According to:Meaning:
Gesenius” Whose oath is Jehovah”
Hitchcock“fullness, or oath, of the Lord”

In The Bible:
Jehosheba was

1.  the daughter of Jehoram, the king of Israel

The name Jehosheba appears in the bible in the following verses:

2 Kings 11:2 KJV
But Jehosheba, the daughter of king Joram, sister of Ahaziah, took Joash the son of Ahaziah, and stole him from among the king’s sons which were slain; and they hid him, even him and his nurse, in the bedchamber from Athaliah, so that he was not slain.